Celebrate Africa!


Sunday, September 8, 2019

2 PM - 7 PM

Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710

Revel in the rich sights, sounds, food, art, fashion, music and culture of Africa!

Bladensburg Waterfront Park transforms into an African marketplace with musicians, artists, and cuisine from Senegal to Somalia. Treat your family to traditional and modern dancers, musicians, artisans, and storytellers. Come dressed in your favorite African clothing, and take part in the fashion procession! 

Featuring: Les Filles de Illighadad, Fatou Seidi Ghali, LeSole Main Dance Project, TolumiDE, Amadou Koyate, and more! 

Collage of Celebrate Africa scheduled performers

*Storyteller Oye Palaver Hut will be performing in 30-minute sessions throughout the day.